Tips offered to stay safe during summer heat

With summer fast approaching and temperatures already on the rise, Health, Safety and Wellness (HSW) wants to familiarize the Brock community with the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness.Details of what to look out for during hot summer days are available in an online heat-related Illness poster.A new safety bulletin, Staying Safe During the Summer Heat, has also been added to the HSW SharePoint Page. The bulletin provides helpful tips and suggestions to stay safe in the warmer months.  Being familiar with the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness can assist with applying appropriate interventions before heat exhaustion advances to heat stroke — a serious health risk.More information on the topic is available through the Public Services Health and Safety Association and the Ontario Ministry of Labour.

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